“The World Is Big and I Am Glad.” That is what my daughter, Holly, wrote when she was five, and it is a central theme in my life as well. Here, I am not just finding beauty, or translating what my heart sees into images I can share, but I am also finding meaning and connection with the natural world, the real world, and trying to make a difference in how we love and respect and cherish that world and all creatures here below so this earth can nurture us. There is more life to be celebrated than to be depressed about. Join with me, embracing the beauty of our world, and conserve the best. Come on a spiritual journey with me to all seven
Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, or even use Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for MakeCode, CircuitPython, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.